Texas Focus Roundup 2012 - Page 7 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Regional Forums > Southern Fanatics > Fanatics: Texas

Fanatics: Texas Regional discussion Forum for planning events and sharing information with all Members in the Texas (Lonestar) areas.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-14-2012, 02:05 AM   #61
Luis360
Focus Addict
 
Luis360's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Fan#: 35708
Location: Kissimmee,, FL
What I Drive: 2002 Black ZX3

Posts: 643
Points 1,781, Level 24
Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24
Level Up 81% Completed
Level up: 81% Level up: 81% Level up: 81%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Luis360 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by sleepyboy View Post
I used Fel-Pro seals on mine if I'm remember right. Can't go wrong with OEM though that's for sure..well most of the time lol
exactly bro, i am sooooo tired of the crappy parts Advance Auto parts sells! You get what you pay for lol. but yeah hopefully i stop the leak in time so i can go to Texas!!!
Luis360 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-14-2012, 02:08 AM   #62
sleepyboy
FF's Night Security
 
sleepyboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15335
Location: SW Houston, TX, United States
What I Drive: 01' Yellow ZX3 euro, 04' ZX5 SVT

Posts: 26,349
Points 135,964, Level 100
Points: 135,964, Level: 100 Points: 135,964, Level: 100 Points: 135,964, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 65%
Activity: 65% Activity: 65% Activity: 65%
FF Reputation: 48 sleepyboy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luis360 View Post
exactly bro, i am sooooo tired of the crappy parts Advance Auto parts sells! You get what you pay for lol. but yeah hopefully i stop the leak in time so i can go to Texas!!!


So true, I bought a Rockauto brand valve cover gasket and the damn thing leaks and seeps. I want to say it's more plastic than a rubber gasket like the stock one. Heck its grey and not even black like every other gasket I've seen. So for me trying to save a few bucks just ends up giving me extra work, and even more money since I will have to buy another gasket later down the road...again.
__________________
I started out with nothing and I still have most of it left

Hatch Nation #15 (Ole' Yeller') & #150 (The SVT)
Moderator for
Technical Chat
Zetec Performance Chat
Southern Fanatics Chat
sleepyboy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 02:16 AM   #63
Luis360
Focus Addict
 
Luis360's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Fan#: 35708
Location: Kissimmee,, FL
What I Drive: 2002 Black ZX3

Posts: 643
Points 1,781, Level 24
Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24
Level Up 81% Completed
Level up: 81% Level up: 81% Level up: 81%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Luis360 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by sleepyboy View Post
So true, I bought a Rockauto brand valve cover gasket and the damn thing leaks and seeps. I want to say it's more plastic than a rubber gasket like the stock one. Heck its grey and not even black like every other gasket I've seen. So for me trying to save a few bucks just ends up giving me extra work, and even more money since I will have to buy another gasket later down the road...again.
hell yeah. i remember when i had my old 88 Mustang GT, i had to replace the damn starter 4 times because the one they were selling me wasn't OEM and kept screwing me over. It got so bad that the starter knocked out most of the flywheel's teeth, so eventually the flywheel got so screwed that the starter would just spin freely. Had to drop the transmission twice to change the flywheel ring twice
Luis360 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 02:20 AM   #64
sleepyboy
FF's Night Security
 
sleepyboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15335
Location: SW Houston, TX, United States
What I Drive: 01' Yellow ZX3 euro, 04' ZX5 SVT

Posts: 26,349
Points 135,964, Level 100
Points: 135,964, Level: 100 Points: 135,964, Level: 100 Points: 135,964, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 65%
Activity: 65% Activity: 65% Activity: 65%
FF Reputation: 48 sleepyboy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luis360 View Post
hell yeah. i remember when i had my old 88 Mustang GT, i had to replace the damn starter 4 times because the one they were selling me wasn't OEM and kept screwing me over. It got so bad that the starter knocked out most of the flywheel's teeth, so eventually the flywheel got so screwed that the starter would just spin freely. Had to drop the transmission twice to change the flywheel ring twice


Yup that's how it goes, try to save money only to cause way more problems than it was worth. And holy cow twice!
__________________
I started out with nothing and I still have most of it left

Hatch Nation #15 (Ole' Yeller') & #150 (The SVT)
Moderator for
Technical Chat
Zetec Performance Chat
Southern Fanatics Chat
sleepyboy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 02:48 AM   #65
Luis360
Focus Addict
 
Luis360's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Fan#: 35708
Location: Kissimmee,, FL
What I Drive: 2002 Black ZX3

Posts: 643
Points 1,781, Level 24
Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24
Level Up 81% Completed
Level up: 81% Level up: 81% Level up: 81%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Luis360 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by sleepyboy View Post
Yup that's how it goes, try to save money only to cause way more problems than it was worth. And holy cow twice!
yep, it was a pain in the A$$ and waste of money
Luis360 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 02:49 AM   #66
sleepyboy
FF's Night Security
 
sleepyboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15335
Location: SW Houston, TX, United States
What I Drive: 01' Yellow ZX3 euro, 04' ZX5 SVT

Posts: 26,349
Points 135,964, Level 100
Points: 135,964, Level: 100 Points: 135,964, Level: 100 Points: 135,964, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 65%
Activity: 65% Activity: 65% Activity: 65%
FF Reputation: 48 sleepyboy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luis360 View Post
yep, it was a pain in the A$$ and waste of money


Oh totally believe you and know how that is
__________________
I started out with nothing and I still have most of it left

Hatch Nation #15 (Ole' Yeller') & #150 (The SVT)
Moderator for
Technical Chat
Zetec Performance Chat
Southern Fanatics Chat
sleepyboy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 03:05 PM   #67
crice8
Focus Fanatic
 
crice8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Fan#: 84830
Location: tyler, TX
What I Drive: 2010 Sterling Gray Focus SE Sedan

Posts: 3,392
Points 8,390, Level 61
Points: 8,390, Level: 61 Points: 8,390, Level: 61 Points: 8,390, Level: 61
Level Up 80% Completed
Level up: 80% Level up: 80% Level up: 80%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 9 crice8 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (13)
I'm just east of Dallas(= I'll probably be coming to this just to meet all you guys!
__________________
Galatians 6:14
crice8 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 10:28 PM   #68
Luis360
Focus Addict
 
Luis360's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Fan#: 35708
Location: Kissimmee,, FL
What I Drive: 2002 Black ZX3

Posts: 643
Points 1,781, Level 24
Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24 Points: 1,781, Level: 24
Level Up 81% Completed
Level up: 81% Level up: 81% Level up: 81%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Luis360 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
cant wait to go!
Luis360 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-14-2012, 11:00 PM   #69
Tom-E09
Pimp'n ain't easy
 
Tom-E09's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Fan#: 59383
Location: Abilene, TX
What I Drive: 2002 Gray ZTS

Posts: 11,114
Points 9,987, Level 66
Points: 9,987, Level: 66 Points: 9,987, Level: 66 Points: 9,987, Level: 66
Level Up 85% Completed
Level up: 85% Level up: 85% Level up: 85%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 2 Tom-E09 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Damn, I need to go ahead and ask for this. Now time to think of an excuse as to why I can work a Saturday shift
__________________
Sedan Revolution #138SR Town Drunk
Team Dreamspeed
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChazimusZX4ST View Post
I come speeding along and they think I'm all "lets run" when in reality its "MOVE YOU POS, IT'S BURRITO TIME!"
God I love burritos.
Tom-E09 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-15-2012, 08:36 AM   #70
SPRAYPAINT
Focus Enthusiast
 
SPRAYPAINT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 89747
Location: Katy, TX
What I Drive: 2014 Sterling Grey Focus SE Sedan

Posts: 541
Points 2,178, Level 28
Points: 2,178, Level: 28 Points: 2,178, Level: 28 Points: 2,178, Level: 28
Level Up 19% Completed
Level up: 19% Level up: 19% Level up: 19%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 SPRAYPAINT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
What time and where that day is the Houston group meeting to caravan? I am starting to plan ahead so I can maki it. If I go my 4 year old son will be coming with me. Is this okay. (I know the Austin women will remember him). Also, If I go I will be staying the night. All day driving with a 4 year old is NOT fun.
__________________
It is what it is in life... Just have fun with it!

January 2012 Ride Of The Month
SPRAYPAINT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:35 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat